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William Victor PENROSE

Regimental number655
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
Address84 Darling Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W. Penrose, 84 Darling Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date27 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Forty-One on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 2 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3464 Pte Clarence Stephen PENROSE, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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